Podcast Ep. 72: Trump, Putin Love-In To End ‘Really Well For Everybody’

Putin Feeds Drumpf

Donald Trump’s new old policy on immigration, the Russian links to the US presidency, and suggestions that UK prime minister Theresa May should call a general election are the topics three for this week.

Joining us from the US is Michael Markman, known on YouTube as Mickeleh, who takes us through the legal kerfuffles dominating America’s news, and examines parallels to the Watergate scandal.

Image credit – Putin feeds moose by Jedimentat44

Forecast: Will Donald Trump serve a full four-year presidential term?

Donald Trump caricature for presidency longevity forecast

Almost two months into what is slated to be the most controversial American presidency since the Second World War, and pundits in the District of Columbia must already be running out of adjectives.

The fast-rising cliché concerning the literal or serious nature of Donald Trump’s campaign promises has been swiftly turned on its head since he was inaugurated on January 20, particular with an executive order temporarily barring travel to the United States from seven Muslim majority countries.

People are now taking The Donald somewhat at his word, at least for the time being.

But even with this latest turn, the notion that the Trumpster is simply not that interested in being president of the world’s greatest superpower – with all the boredom that entails – makes you wonder whether he will last the next four years.

Add to that his age, and the fact that a good portion of Americans must wish somebody would take a shot at him, and this makes for an ideal forecasting topic.

What are the chances that Donald Trump will complete his first term as president of the United States?

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Podcast Ep. 66: Corbyn, Trump Rebrands Go About As Well As Expected

RD66 Jeremy Corbyn Soviet Gag

A New Year, and a new start for both US president-elect Donald Trump and the British Labour party chief Jeremy Corbyn gets off to a successful start – until the men start talking.

With one smearing his newspaper opponents as fake news for publishing a “dossier” of unverified intelligence, while the other adopts as many positions on immigration as he can, it looks like the sequel to 2016 is going to be eventful, if not outright terminal.

Image credits – Global Justice Now and AK Rockefeller

Podcast Ep. 65: Apocalypse Soon, Or 2016 In Review

Apocalypse Soon Or 2016 In Review

In our final episode for this year, we take a look at the highlights – well, mostly lowlights – of a turbulent 2016. Expect Donald Trump, Brexit, cleb deaths and other festive favourites to prepare you for next year’s armageddon.

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Podcast Ep. 62: Facebook Exclusive Sees Lord Farage Marry President Le Pen

In this week’s episode, we examine fake news spreading on Facebook, rumours that Ukip leader Nigel Farage could become a diplomat, and next year’s presidential elections in France.